North Carolina Legislative Report

The Overall Set up organised for that 2015 legislative lengthy session on The month of january 14 and adjourned September 30. Lawmakers will go back to Raleigh for that short session April 25, 2016. The MVA Public Matters Legislative Set of New York is going to be distributed on the bi-weekly basis throughout the interim to help keep you current around the latest legislative issues facing the condition.

No committees met now as lawmakers came back for their districts following a extended regular session. With adjournment comes campaign news as election season ramps up heading into 2016. Not surprisingly, New York Attorney General Roy Cooper formally introduced his intends to run for governor around the Democratic ticket. Additionally to Cooper’s announcement, Condition Treasurer Jesse Cowell introduced she’ll not seek re-election and Condition Superintendent June Atkinson has made the decision she’ll pursue another term at work.

In the General Set up, veteran legislator Leo Daughtry (R-Johnston) will retire in the finish from the biennium after nearly 30 years and services information, joining numerous sitting people who’ve made the decision to pursue other possibilities. Repetition. Paul Stam (R-Wake), Repetition. Paul Tine (U-Dare), Repetition. Rayne Brown (R-Davidson) and Repetition. Jacqueline Schaffer (R- Mecklenburg) have introduced they’re not going to seek re-election.

Because the interim will get into full swing, lawmakers will start holding study committees to have a look at key issues when preparing for that 2016 short session. These committees typically meet 3 to 4 occasions prior to making policy recommendations towards the General Set up. The Overall Set up will convene on April 25, 2016 for that other half from the biennium.

In The News

Raleigh News & Observer: UNC board to hold emergency meeting to talk with president finalist

Raleigh News & Observer: At NC Department of Labor, little help for unpaid workers

WRAL: Durham businessman joining Dem field in US Senate race

WRAL: Will 2016 Senate race spending be a repeat of 2014?

Charlotte Observer: Jennifer Roberts wins Democratic mayoral runoff, will face Republican Edwin Peacock

 Calendar

Wed, October 21, 2015

11:30 AM

Joint   Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee, Joint Legislative   Subcommittee on Real Property                                                                        415 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee       544 LOB

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